Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SS7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SS7 over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 273 278
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -
Permanent jobs citing SS7 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.077% 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -

SS7 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1146 1119 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.63% 15.28% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 989 982 830
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +8.84% +0.68%
10th Percentile £23,450 £25,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -

SS7
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SS7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SS7 in Manchester

SS7
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SS7 in Manchester

SS7
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 3 £47,500 -
Stockport - 3 £40,000 -
SS7
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SS7.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) SMTP
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) VXML
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) IMAP
1 6 (100.00%) CCXML
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (16.67%) Packer
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins

SS7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) IMAP
1 6 (100.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CCXML
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) VXML
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Packer
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet